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Lack of Association of High Backrest With Sacral Tissue Changes in Adults Receiving Mechanical Ventilation

Contact Hours : 1
Start Date :  Feb 28 - 2018 End Date :  Mar 01 - 2021

Organized by :   American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Specialities :   Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Wound Care

Conference Summary

Lack of Association of High Backrest With Sacral Tissue Changes in Adults Receiving Mechanical Ventilation is organized by American Association of Critical - Care Nurses (AACN) and will be held during Feb 28, 2018 - Mar 01, 2021.

Accreditation :
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012 (60 min contact hour). AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing, California Provider number CEP01036 for 1 contact hours.

Activity Summary :
There is no association between backrest elevation and changes in tissue integrity and positions to reduce pressure injury may not provide outcomes expected.

Objectives :
• Identify the present recommendations for backrest elevation to prevent pressure injury.
• Describe the recent findings of studies that evaluated the association of positioning to the incidence of pressure injury.
• Analyze the findings of this study and identify the focus of future research in this area.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Credit Info

  • Contact Hours : 1
Peers Info
Number of Health Care Professionals Registered: 1 Number
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